All posts tagged "featured"

  • HEMP
    Hemp Bill Passes in PA House

    Geoff Whaling, President of the Pennsylvania Hemp Industry Council: “Today’s vote is an indication that our Pennsylvania Legislature acknowledges that this crop has an important role to play in the economy of our State. Its passage in...

    • Posted April 8, 2016
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  • Ephrata first baseman Lauren Shuke (left) goes to a full-out stretch to retire Cocalico runner Jackie Polverini during Friday’s game.
    Raezer sharp in 5-0 victory over Cocalico

    Sophomore Jenna Raezer tossed her first career varsity shutout in a 5-0 win over Cocalico in Denver on Friday afternoon. Ephrata added to a 1-0 lead with two outs in the final inning after a 10-minute rain...

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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  • Cocalico’s Isaac Carpenter follows through on a kill attempt during Tuesday’s match vs. Manheim Central. Photo by Stan Hall.
    Barons storm back to knock off Cocalico

    Manheim Central remained among the unbeaten in Lancaster-Lebanon League boys’ volleyball Tuesday night in Denver, roaring back from a two set deficit against Cocalico for a 3-2 hard fought victory. The Barons (2-0 league, 3-0 overall) lost...

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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    Local lawmakers oppose medical marijuana bill

      By Patrick Burns Despite the prevailing gridlock in Harrisburg from the lingering budget impasse, state lawmakers were quite busy last month examining a bill that would legalize medical marijuana. The state Senate is back in session...

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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    Inaugural Ephrata Brewfest set for summer

    Ephrata’s first craft brew festival is set for Saturday, June 25. Organizers are excited to roll out this community beer event, which has been in the works for several years. Details are almost complete for the event...

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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  • Beautiful view of trail during February snow storm.
    Wanting to keep their trail happy

          Irritated residents pack council meeting with  grievances about  trail:  fights,  vulgar language, vandalism, property damage, littering,  trespassing on private property.   By Gary Klinger Concerns about inappropriate behavior along Ephrata’s linear trail are nothing new....

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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  • Flames, which fully engulfed the upper apartment of 21 S. Maple St., quickly spread to properties on the left and right on March 24.
    Blaze claims four homes on South Maple Street

    ‘We’re all grateful we got out alive,’ victim says The South Maple Street families affected by a fast-moving fire March 24 are slowly getting their lives back together this week. The fire displaced six families from apartments...

    • Posted March 31, 2016
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    Akron council seeks applicants for vacated seat

    Akron Borough Council reached a tentative consensus on a number of issues at its regular committee meeting Monday night at borough hall. The committee meetings are work sessions devoted to discussing actions, such as employment, zoning changes,...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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    Akron’s Walsh helps raise Wildcat fever

    Meghan Walsh’s view of Villanova basketball games this season was much like the team itself: Tough to beat. The junior honors student from Akron eyed Wildcats’ contests directly from the floor and even above it, sometimes acrobatically...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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  • AP Photo/Marc Levy
Gov. Tom Wolf speaks during a budget briefing for reporters at his official residence. *** Local Caption *** AP Photo/Marc Levy
Gov. Tom Wolf speaks during a budget briefing for reporters at his official residence.
    Local lawmakers lose patience on budget impasse

    The prevailing gridlock in Harrisburg over the lingering budget impasse preoccupied local lawmakers this past week… …Even more than usual. Several GOP House members and State Sen. Ryan Aument sent urgent messages to Gov. Tom Wolf, warning,...

    • Posted March 24, 2016
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